Department store makeup counters. Discuss…

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When was the last time you were accosted by a perfume pusher or squirted with hand cream by an orange sales assistant in your favourite department store? The beauty department is always strategically placed between the entrance and the parts of the shop you’re actually … [read more]

Charlie’s restaurant review – Carluccios

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Here is another chapter in my son’s short lived career as a restaurant critic: Restaurant Review: Carluccios, Muswell Hill, London, by Charlie, age 7 I went with my mum and dad and my brother. I had pasta with pesto. My brother had the same. My … [read more]

Legoland review

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Today I took my two boys to Legoland. My husband has gone to Swansea to watch the football, leaving me holding the babies (they’re 5 and 8!). We had no other commitments, which sounds relaxing, but mums of boys of this age might empathise with … [read more]

Charlie’s restaurant review – Strada

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Here is another chapter in my son’s short lived career as a restaurant critic: Restaurant Review: Strada, South Bank, London, by Charlie, age 7 I went with my mum and my grandpa before we went to the theatre in the Christmas holidays. I had the … [read more]

A restaurant review with a difference

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Today, I bring you a guest blog – a restaurant review with a difference. This was written by a seven year old. Last year, my son decided he wanted to start a blog. Sadly he’s lost interest in it now, but in an attempt to … [read more]

My Mulberry

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I thought it would be appropriate for my first review to be about handbags, as that really is my weakness. More specifically it’s all about Mulberry. Since leaving my corporate job, in which I’d been quite comfortable for 20 years, it’s become one of my … [read more]